Former RTA Board President sentenced to probation and restitution on theft charges

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) - Former RTA Board President George Dixon was sentenced Wednesday on theft charges.

The FOX 8 I-Team found Dixon had "improperly" received more than a million dollars in benefits.

George Dixon

A judge sentenced him to suspended jail time and probation for one year.

He also has to pay $132,000 in restitution.

Dixon served as RTA board president for 24 years.

He resigned March 29, 2018.

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